Joah Spearman and Kahron Spearman

Joah Spearman is the founder and CEO of Localeur and former vice-chair of the Austin Music Commission. Kahron Spearman is a writer based in Austin; his music features routinely appear in The Austin Chronicle. They are brothers.
 

A New Normal for Live Music

by | Mon, Jul 26, 2021 at 9:05 am CST
Culture

What Does “Build Back Better” Look Like for Live Music?

Black musicians were already struggling for resources and recognition before the pandemic. Now, they’re organizing and championing lasting reform in the live music industry.

In March 2020, after South by Southwest was canceled for the first time in its 35-year history, musicians in Texas began a challenging time. But none more so than Black musicians, who were already struggling for resources and recognition before … Read More

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